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Their priorities are twisted

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  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in East Hartford, CT
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in East Hartford, CT

I have been working at Cabela's

Doesn't Recommend
Disapproves of CEO
Doesn't Recommend
Disapproves of CEO

Pros

If you are into guns, fishing, hunting your employee discount may help.

Cons

There are necessary upgrades to their computer system (crashes, runs slow) which when busy and dealing with impatient customers is not fun. They spend money elsewhere on unnecessary items.

Advice to Management

Set your priorities better. Spend time in an actual store, not a quick walk through. Speak to employees not the managers which mostly are clueless and protecting their own jobs.

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  1. Helpful (1)

    born to work here

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Hoffman Estates, IL
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Hoffman Estates, IL

    I have been working at Cabela's

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Cabela's has the best gear and the best people. If you enjoy the great outdoors and being around others that share similiar interests, this is the place to work. The product discounts are good, especially with training and contests.

    Cons

    It is a retail environment, so for many positions that means having to work nights, weekends, holidays, etc., with occasional closing and then opening responsibilities the next day.


  2. Helpful (3)

    Hourly people great, managers bad

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Hoffman Estates, IL
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Hoffman Estates, IL

    I worked at Cabela's

    Disapproves of CEO
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    -Great hourly people to work with -Ok discount

    Cons

    -Managers dont do much but sit in there office -CONSTANTLY changing there mind, you'll set up and end cap 5 times before they decided on it then change it the next day. - HR will write you up or fire you for any reason -Long hrs from thanksgiving-New years, after that your lucky to get 30hrs a week -no time off for hunting, even though thats why you were hired you for your experiance -Promotions are a popularity contest, not who knows more

    Advice to Management

    Needs way better leadership, great store to advance in the market but you are doing it all wrong


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